High Performance Audio and Video Systems Since 1978

Greetings Music Lovers

Audio Alternative offers a truly large variety of audio equipment, music and expertise under one roof. To really experience the absolute joy of listening to your favorite music, on high performance audio equipment, visit our store and come in for a listen! We are Fort Collins favorite audio experts since 1978.

Call us today for a personalized demo — 970.221.1496


Amplifiers, Preamplifiers, Amplifiers, Monoblocks, Receivers, Vacuum Tube Components…


Bookshelf, Tower, Self Powered, Wireless and Subwoofer Loudspeakers…

Turntable Systems

Turntables, Cartridges, Tonearms, Turntable and Records Cleaning Equipment, Covers…


Circumaural Headphones, Supraaural Headphones, Planar Drivers, Dynamic Drivers, IEM Headphones…


Network Players, Self Powered Speakers, Multi-Room Systems and Components…

Digital Audio

DAC’s, Music Streamers,  Adapters, Music Players,  CD Players, Optical Transports…


Interconnect Cables, Power Cables, HDMI Cables, Headphone Cables, Speaker Cables…


Equipment Furniture, Equipment Racks, TV Stands, TV Wall-Mounts…


Preowned, Hight Quality, Tested, Reconditioned, Clearance Equipment…

Featured Products

Upcoming Events at Audio Alternative

The Audio Alternative is proud to announce our 2016 – 2017 series of in store audio events.  Representatives from leading manufactures in the high end audio industry will be visiting the Audio Alternative.  Attendees are welcome to attend and learn about the products, design philosophy, ask questions and enjoy the evening of music and refreshments. RSVPs requested, but not required.

February 15, 2017, 7 – 9 PM – RIchard Vandersteen of Vandersteen Audio

We Carry the Following Brands

  • AMG Turntables
  • Audeze
  • Audio Desk
  • Audio Research
  • AudioQuest
  • Brinkmann
  • Bryston
  • D’Agostino
  • Elac
  • Emotiva
  • Flux
  • GoldenEar
  • Grado
  • Hana
  • Harmonic Resolution Systems
  • Linn
  • Lyra
  • Marantz
  • MartinLogan
  • Nitty Gritty
  • Paradigm
  • Quadraspire
  • Salamander
  • Sonos
  • Vandersteen
  • VTL